President Tokayev to meet with EU Special Representative for Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will receive European Union’s Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian on August 15 in the Akorda presidential residence, Kazinform has learnt from President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Typhoon to land on western Japan, feared to disrupt holiday traffic TOKYO. KAZINFORM Typhoon Krosa is set to make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, prompting airlines and railway operators to announce reduced services in regions near the powerful storm's path despite a rush of holidaymakers returning home.
Kazakhstan adopts roadmap on dairy industry standards NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan is strengthening its commitment to improving the safety of raw milk and dairy products with the signing of a roadmap in the country’s capital Nur-Sultan that will bring the national dairy industry to the level of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) standards, ebrd.com reports.
Kazakhstan’s foreign trade turnover hit USD 45.6 bln in H12019 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Volume of Kazakhstan’s foreign trade turnover for the period of January-June 2019 made USD 45,633,200 bln that is 1.7% above the same period of 2018, the Statistics Committee of the Kazakh National Economy Ministry.
Kazakh Invest named central front office for support of investors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Government of Kazakhstan has approved a new organization of work of the Central Government Body and Local Executive Bodies based on the single window principle as well as the new cooperation procedures for investment attraction. The mechanism of work with investors is based on external, central and regional levels, the press service of Kazakh Invest informs.
Dreams coming true: Kazakh boy without legs invited to Liverpool’s training session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Ali Turganbekov, a Kazakh boy born without legs, called by journalists «Kazakhstani Nick Vujicic» for his physiological condition, was invited to a training session of Liverpool ahead of its UEFA Super Cup match vs. Chelsea, Kazinform reports.
Cross-border FTZ on China-Kazakhstan border brims with tourists, traders in summer BEIJING. KAZINFORM Striding the China-Kazakhstan border, the Horgos International Border Cooperation Center brims with tourists and traders in the summertime high season for tourism. Food and beverages from Central Asia as well as textile products and small commodities made in China offer a rich selection of goods for customers worldwide, China Daily reports.
SCO head urges Caspian countries to cooperate in transport infrastructure development BEIJING. KAZINFORM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and 'Caspian Five' countries (Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan) need to intensify cooperation in the sphere of transport infrastructure construction, particularly railways, SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov said on the sidelines of the first Caspian Economic Forum, cited by the SCO website, TASS reports.